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Curtis P. Schulze

Visitation:
Thursday, June 8, 2006 at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Friday, June 9, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 214 N. Jefferson Street in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. Dr. Kenneth G. Jarvis.
Music provided by: Joy Davis - organist.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery with full military honors.
Pallbearers: Paul Gore, Charlie Carrel, William Nation and Don Hoover.

Curtis Pearl Schulze passed away at 5:10 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2006 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Missouri. Curtis was a 1937 Vandalia High School graduate and entered the U. S. Navy in 1938. His ship was in Pearl Harbor during the attack on December 7, 1941. Curtis was a survivor and remained in the Navy until being discharged from active duty in November 1968. He stayed in the U. S. Navy 30 years, including the three years he taught Navy ROTC, at the University of Missouri, Columbia. After his return home in 1968, Curtis was actively involved in veterans' organizations, he served on the Vandalia City Council four years, was the municipal judge, a substitute rural mail carrier, president and secretary of the Vandalia Cemetery Association and a past chairman of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association.

Born: January 12, 1920 in Vandalia, Missouri the son of Louis Carl and Pearl Dell (Schwartz) Schulze.

Married:

Survivors include: one brother, Louis G. and wife, Ruth Schulze of Vandalia, Missouri; two nieces, Patricia and husband, Lee Schultz of Gastonia, North Carolina and Debra Gallardo of California.

Preceded in death by: one brother, Joseph Schulze.

Memorials may be made to the Missouri Veterans Home, 1 Veterans Drive, Mexico, Missouri 65265 or the First Presbyterian Church, P O Box 240, Vandalia, Missouri 63382-0240.


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